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Synonyms for devise

Synonyms for devise

to use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

to give (property) to another person after one's death

Synonyms for devise

a will disposing of real property

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(law) a gift of real property by will

come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

give by will, especially real property

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is less important after transferring of resources of provinces and now the provincial share from the federal devisable pool has been increased from 50 per cent to 57 per cent.
The Personal Status Law states the devisable estates of foreigners may be subject to: the laws of their respective countries of citizenship; the laws of their last domicile; the laws of the country where the property is located; or the laws of the place of business of the deceased.
To be sure, Greenawalt sometimes suggests that a satisfactory theory of religious freedom might be devisable (p.
We can begin to see the specific legal context of Donne's satire by considering the following call for legal reform from earlier in the sixteenth century: "Where by the common laws of this realm, lands, tenements, and hereditaments be not devisable by testament, nor ought to be transferred from one to another, but by solemn livery and seisin, matter of record, writing sufficient made bona fide, without covin or fraud, yet nevertheless divers and sundry imaginations, subtle inventions, and practices have been used, whereby the hereditaments of this realm have been conveyed from one to another by fraudulent feoffments, fines, recoveries, and other assurances craftily made.
Any alphabet devisable by man will have only a limited number of letters (Leibniz here supposes the Latin alphabet of twenty-four).